London - West

3 month FTC (immediate start)



Legal & Business Affairs Executive – O5077

If you are an experienced Business Affairs Executive within international TV distribution and can start immediately or within the next few weeks, please call Amy Osterley on 020 7383 3850.



Our client is a leading international distributor / producer / co-producer of TV content which has enjoyed considerable success over the years.




You will be responsible for reviewing, drafting and negotiating licence agreements, format licences and distribution agreements with local and global production companies and broadcasters.


You will also:

  • Review and advise on Acquisitions offers in relation to BA issues
  • Monitor and track contractual commitments
  • Manage the contracts process ensuring a quick turnaround from contract to signature
  • Work closely with Commercial and Business Affairs director on global deals and managing the rights position
  • Close business in line with company target
  • Work closely with Materials team to ensure materials meet contract requirements.




With solid experience working in a Business Affairs role within a media distribution or acquisition company, you will have you will be adept and drafting and negotiating contracts.


You will be a strong communicator, have excellent administration skills, and a fine eye for detail.


A familiarity with using rights management systems is highly desirable.



If your skills & experience fit the above requirements and you would like to take the next step, please apply online attaching your CV in WORD format.


What to EXPECT: 

  • Searchlight only advertises active roles.
  • Your details will be sent directly to the Consultant who is handling this role.


If this role isn’t quite right, but you would like us to have your CV on file, please send it to


Searchlight strives to promote equal opportunities for all. We welcome applications regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief.


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